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With Adobe XD you can Create prototypes Test user experience Create wireframes Build 3D designs and graphics Sync edits across multiple designs

Adobe XD Introduction 1 Day - Manchester

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction

Duration:

1
Day
- 10am to 5pm

Price:

£295 + vat

Learn the fundamentals of XD as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the leading prototype-design tool. We will show you how to prototype and wireframes for designing websites, apps and games. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested getting going in UX design.

After we give you a complete tour of the XD environment, we will take you from a creating assets to being able to design your own artboards and layouts. You will see how easy it is to design great looking prototypes from scratch, add interactivity and the flexible options for sharing and exporting your projects.

Learn the fundamentals of XD as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the leading prototype-design tool. We will show you how to prototype and wireframes for designing websites, apps and games. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested getting going in UX design.

After we give you a complete tour of the XD environment, we will take you from a creating assets to being able to design your own artboards and layouts. You will see how easy it is to design great looking prototypes from scratch, add interactivity and the flexible options for sharing and exporting your projects.

  • XD Introduction 1 Day

    Course Details

    This 1-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe XD (Experience Design). We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes prototype design to a new level. We will guide you in learning the work area and the best practices for creating animated content with different export options. Plus, you will get the hands-on experience you need to create your own projects.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Navigate the XD environment
    • Create and digital assets
    • Design accurate layouts
    • Add interactivity to your projects
    • Test user experience of protoypes
    • Share your projects
    • Export your prototype designs

    Our goal is for you to be able to create well design prototypes for websites, apps and games.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for designers and developers who are new to XD and who want to learn the interface and commonly used features.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Introduction
    • Overview of User Experience Design (UX) vs User Interface Design (UI)
    • Working from a site plan sketch
    • Gathering assets for your project
    • Understanding common file formats
    Using Photoshop for UI and UX
    • Creating multiple Artboards for different screens and platforms
    • Using Pixel Perfect grids for accurate layout
    • Using Generator to create assets
    • Using Device Preview for mobile design
    Introduction to Adobe Experience Design (XD)
    • Working with the Design and Prototype views
    • Navigating around your artboard
    Setting up a Project
    • Designing Artboard grids
    • Adding and deleting Artboards
    • Creating additional screens for different display sizes and platforms
    Drawing in Adobe Experience Design
    • Drawing and combining simple shapes
    • Setting Appearance attributes: solid fills, gradient fills, strokes, drop-shadows & background Blurs
    • Controlling corner radius values
    • Drawing with the Pen Tool
    • Editing points and paths
    Adding Text to your Design
    • Formatting Text
    • Using Typekit fonts
    • Adding Placeholder text
    Adding assets from other sources
    • Using Illustrator vector graphics
    • Importing bitmap graphics
    • Masking techniques
    • Using images from modern browsers
    Creating accurate layouts
    • Aligning and arranging Objects
    • Creating a Repeat Grid
    UI Kits
    • Exploring Apple, Google and Microsoft user interface kits
    Adding Interactivity
    • Linking and unlinking artboards
    • Setting screen transitions
    • Adding interactions to elements
    Testing your Project
    • Previewing a prototype
    • Recording the user experience as a .mov file
    Sharing your Project
    • Sharing your prototype using links
    • Exporting artboards as .png .svg and .pdf files
    Design your own Project
    • Creating your own project site map
    • Adding graphics and text
    Prototype your own Project
    • Converting your site map to linked artboards
    • Testing and sharing your project
    • Exporting your project
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the XChange Training Manchester training centre based at:

    Piccadilly House
    49 Piccadilly
    Manchester
    M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in the heart of Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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  • XD CC Introduction 1 Day - Upcoming Manchester Course Dates

    02 Jul - 02 Jul £295 + vat
    10 Aug - 10 Aug £295 + vat
    28 Sep - 28 Sep £295 + vat
    05 Nov - 05 Nov £295 + vat
    09 Dec - 09 Dec £295 + vat
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    "Thank you for a superb training course, excellent content, excellent tutor and very clear. "

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    "Great training experience!"

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    Brenda Youngman, Cambridge University Press, PitStop Pro - 1 Day Introduction

    "The trainer was easy to follow and very easy going, which creates a excellent training environment. I will certainly be coming back in the future. A great teacher and a great course!"

    Scott Godfrey, InDesign - 4 Day Masterclass

    "This is the second course provided by XChange that I've taken and both were excellent. Our trainer was an expert in Wordpress and I've learned a great deal from this course. Thank you very much! "

    Danielle Macedo, University of Westminster, WordPress - 2 Day Masterclass

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    "Very good course, very informative. Delivered excellently by trainer."

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    "Fantastic two day course on InDesign, well worth doing. Staff very friendly. 10 out of 10"

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    "Fantastic course which suited my requirements and I was able to pick up an understanding of the industry as well as the package. Would recommend it to anyone."

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